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Alleged drug mill in West New York and Union City busted by state police

New Jersey State Police have arrested three men for their roles in operating a drug mill in Hudson County. Police arrested Richard Stroman Jr., a 38-year-old of North Arlington; Jose Acosta, a 37-year-old of Hoboken; and Miguel Carrasco-Lara, a 35-year-old of Lyndhurst; for various drug offenses. During a two-month investigation,...
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Hudson County Heroin, Fentanyl Mill Takedown Nets 3 Arrests: State Police

More than 38 grams of heroin and fentanyl were seized in the takedown of a drug production facility in Hudson County and lower Bergen, authorities said. An investigation into Richard Stroman Jr., 38, of North Arlington, began last May when police were tipped off to a drug mill being run out of a West New York home, New Jersey State Police said. Stroman had been using a home in Union City to support the operation, police said.
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Hudson Dems’ recent track record is disgraceful | Opinion

Civil rights are being stripped away, faith in American democracy itself is being brought into question, and the public reels from inflation and an ongoing pandemic. Democrats have a responsibility to fight back with the power they hold nationally and locally. I think back to the many comments concerning “doing the work” at the recent Hudson County Democratic Organization meeting, a vague premise that didn’t have any grounding in policy or ideals. Unfortunately, events that followed were more examples of power brokering and leaning into old, shameful politics.
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UPDATED: Authorities investigating fatal Jersey City shooting near Monticello Ave and Astor Place

Authorities are investigating a fatal Jersey City shooting near Monticello Avenue and Astor Place that occurred early this morning. “The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are investigating a shooting in the area of Monticello Avenue and Astor Place in which one person has died. More to follow,” the HCPO tweeted.
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The Best SPF Formula for Your Skin + Where to Buy It in Hoboken

Outdoor activities are in full swing in Hudson County — it is the summer after all. With these excruciatingly hot temperatures, the sun is shining intensely, making skincare and skin protection more important than ever. With certain sunscreens getting recalled recently, we’ve dug a little deeper into where to buy healthy + safe sunscreen and SPF products in the area. Read on to learn about the best sunscreen + SPF formula for your skin needs and find out where to buy it in Hoboken.
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Monkeypox Has Officially Spread to Hoboken: What We Know

Monkeypox in New Jersey started in Jersey City — and a little over a month later, it has spread to Hoboken. After being confirmed in JC on June 20th, 2022, Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla announced that there are a few confirmed cases of this viral disease in Hoboken. Read on for what we know about monkeypox spreading to Hoboken.
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West New York Health Department offers monkeypox vaccines

Mayor Gabriel Rodriguez and the Board of Commissioners have announced that the monkeypox vaccine is available in town for eligible residents. Monkeypox continues to spread across the U.S. since May, including in New Jersey and especially in Hudson County. Amid the public health emergency, the number of probable and confirmed cases in the country has risen to 8,394 as of August 9.
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Overnight Shooting In Jersey City Leaves One Person Dead

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office tweeted early this morning that their Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are investigating an overnight shooting in the area of Monticello Avenue and Astor Place in which one person has died. No other details have been released at this time. More...
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How to Safely Kill the Spotted Lanternfly

Despite their colorful exteriors, the red-and-black adult spotted lanternflies residents see throughout Hudson County are not welcome visitors. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect species that doesn’t hurt humans or animals, but is extremely harmful to plants and trees. Given that New Jersey is known as The Garden State for a reason, it’s important to protect both the beauty offered by the state’s abundant flora as well as the agricultural businesses that help the state thrive — which means killing these invasive pests whenever you can. We’ve compiled some tips and tricks to help get rid of these bugs safely. Read on to learn more about how to safely kill lanternflies.
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Quirky Cats in Hudson County: Our Readers Share Their Pets’ Funny Anecdotes

International Cat Day is August 8th, and there’s no better way to celebrate than acknowledging some of the beautiful felines in the Hudson County area. Cats are both wonderful and hilarious creatures. One minute, they’re purring and snuggling up against you — the next, they’re doing flips inside a cardboard box. We asked our readers in our Hoboken + Jersey City Insiders Facebook group to submit pictures of their pet cats along with some funny, quirky anecdotes. To celebrate International Cat Day, we’ve compiled these cats + their quirks below. Read on for a list of some local Hoboken + Jersey City cats.
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One Man Dead and Another Critical After This Morning’s Shooting

Authorities are investigating a shooting that took the life of one man and left another critically injured this morning. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, her office’s Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are investigating the shooting, which took place this morning on Monticello Avenue. At...
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One Dead, One Critically Injured In Early Sunday Morning Shooting In Jersey City

Photo Credit: Google Maps Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez released details on Sunday of the overnight shooting which occurred on Monticello Avenue just past 3 am. The Prosecutor released the following details of the violent incident:. The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are...
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